Kelly Krauchun is an attorney who cares – about her clients and her community.  Her professional and personal philosophy includes giving back in ways that make a meaningful difference. As an associate for the firm, Kelly demonstrates that same care in civil rights litigation representing various municipalities within Cook County and the State of Illinois in complex federal litigation at the trial level with an emphasis on civil rights, police misconduct, and reverse conviction defense.

Prior to joining RFC, Kelly served as lead counsel in numerous jury trials and has extensive experience litigating a wide range of cases in state and federal courts and before various administrative agencies.  Her broad experience enables her to advocate effectively for her clients.

Kelly earned her B.A. and Juris Doctorate from DePaul University where she received numerous awards, including the Benjamin Hooks Distinguished Public Service Award, the President’s Award for Service, the Kott Legal Scholarship, and the Dean’s Merit Scholarship.  As a law student, she clerked at the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, externed for the Honorable Anne M. Burke of the Illinois Supreme Court, served as a Pro Se Advocate at the Cook County Domestic Violence Courthouse, participated in DePaul’s Criminal Appeals and Asylum and Immigration Clinics, and interned at the Center for Disability and Elder Law (CDEL).

Kelly is also a Co-Founder of Bank the Blue, NFP, a non-profit organization that provides access to confidential mental health support and training for law enforcement officers.  She is a long-time advocate and volunteer for non-profit organizations and is committed to using her skills to help others.

Kelly was admitted to the Illinois bar in 2016.  She is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.


  • Associate

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • General Tort and Product Liability

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois State Bar
  • U.S. District Court
    • Northern District of Illinois
    • Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit


  • DePaul University Law School, Chicago, Illinois, 2015, Juris Doctor
  • DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, 2012, Bachelor of Arts

Civic Involvement

  • Bank the Blue, NFP, Co-Founder
  • Center for Disability and Elder Law, Volunteer

Legal Affiliations

  • Illinois State Bar Association – Member
  • Chicago Bar Association – Member